How To Wall Mount Your TV Easily And Safely

So you’ve decided to wall mount your TV. Great! Here are a few tips on how to do it safely and easily.

1: Measure Your Wall

Assuming you have a TV that will fit on the wall, measure your wall to make sure it is large enough to accommodate the TV’s mounting bracket. If your wall is not studded, use a level to ensure that the TV sits evenly on the wall.

2: Choose The Right Mounting Plate

There are many different types of mounts for TVs, but before you buy one, you’ll need to choose the right mounting plate.

Depending on your TV’s size and weight, you may need to purchase a wall mount with a built-in mounting bracket or use an external mount.

The type of mount also depends on the type of TV: some older TVs use screws to hold them to the wall, while newer ones have clips that fit into slots in the back of the TV.

3: Screw In The Mounting Plate

Most people mount their TVs to the wall using screws. There are a few different types of screws that can be used to do this, so it’s important to know which one is right for your TV. The most common type of screw is the M5 screw.

You’ll need to use this type of screw if your TV has a mounting plate that’s flat on the backside. If your TV doesn’t have a mounting plate like this, you’ll need to use a different type of screw.

  • To use the M5 screw, first make sure that your TV is turned off and unplugged. Then, remove the cover from the back of your TV by gently pulling it off of its hinges.
  • Next, locate the M5 screw on the mounting plate and unscrew it using a Phillips head screwdriver. Make sure not to lose this screw! After unscrewing the M5 screw, slide it out from under your TV and replace it with the new one.
  • Finally, reattach the cover to your TV and turn it on by pressing down on its power button.

4: Attach The Cable Ties

If you want to mount your TV on the wall, there are a few things you’ll need to do first. Make sure the TV has a standard VESA mounting hole pattern – most modern TVs do. Once you know the dimensions of your TV, find a mount that fits. Most mounts can be attached using cable ties. Here’s how:

  1. Find the distance between the top of your TV and the ceiling. This will be the length of cable tie needed to reach from one side of your TV to the other.
  2. Measure twice, cut once – make sure you have enough cable ties to cover both sides of your TV.
  3. Grab one end of each cable tie and pull tight, making sure the loop is well-secured against your TV surface. Repeat on the opposite side.

5: Connect The Power Cord And HDMI Cable

  1. If you have a newer TV, it probably has an HDMI port. If your TV doesn’t have an HDMI port, you can use a component cable to connect it to the TV.
  2. To connect the power cord, plug one end of the power cord into an electrical outlet and the other end into the wall socket on your TV. Then plug in the HDMI cable.
  3. To connect sound from your TV to a speaker or another device, you’ll need a separate audio cable.
  4. Check that your wall is properly installed and secure by testing for voltage before connecting any cables.

6: Tighten Everything Up

There’s a lot of pressure to get a TV mounted quickly, but it’s important to make sure everything is tight before you start. Here are six tips for ensuring your TV wall mount is as secure as possible:

  1. Make sure the screws are tight – One of the most common causes of a loose TV wall mount is loose screws. Tighten them up using a Phillips head screwdriver to ensure they’re secure.
  2. Inspect the cables – Make sure all of the cables coming out of the TV are tucked away and secured with ties or cable hooks. This will prevent them from becoming tangled and creating instability in the wall mount.
  3. Check for wobble – If you notice any movement or wobble in the TV, it may be because there’s not enough support in the wall mount. Try adding more screws or brackets to increase stability.
  4. Use mounting brackets – If you don’t have access to a drill, installing mounting brackets can help secure your TV in place without having to use screws (though they do require some drilling). There are also pre-made mounts that include these brackets, so finding one that will work for your specific TV is key.
  5. Use the appropriate wall mount – When shopping for a TV wall mount, make sure to get one that is compatible with the model of TV you’re installing. Many mounts come in different heights, so be sure to pick one that will accommodate your specific set.
  6. Check the installation video – If you can’t find a specific installation video for your TV online, there may be one available on the manufacturer’s website. Check before you start mounting to make sure you’re following the instructions correctly.

7: Test It Out!

Once you’ve installed your TV and wall mount, it’s time to test out your new setup. Make sure to adjust the settings and make any necessary adjustments to ensure a perfect viewing experience.

How to Remove the TV from the Wall Mount?

  1. Remove the screws that are holding the TV to the mount
  2. Lift the TV off of the mount
  3. Disconnect the wires from the TV